Youth Council

About

Isle of Wight Youth Council and Youth Member of Parliament

The Isle of Wight Youth Council is an elected advisory body to the Isle of Wight Council on youth issues. It is elected by young people between the ages of 11 and 21 from across the Island.

The purpose of the Isle of Wight Youth Council (IWYC) is to work on behalf of young people of the Isle of Wight, in co-operation with the Isle of Wight council, to increase young people’s influence over issues and decisions, which concern young people and to develop and deliver projects for the benefit of young people. 

There are still positions to be co-opted onto the Youth Council. Anyone interested can contact the Youth Council via email on youth.council@iow.gov.uk.

To view the Youth Council Constitution, please click here (PDF, 14.91KB, 3 pages).